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Linux Administrator in Nashville, TN at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are looking for a Linux administrator who will be responsible for designing, implementing, and monitoring the infrastructure; also, to collaborate with other team members to develop automation strategies and deployment processes. You will become an integral part of the team, making every problem of the platform a problem of your own, and solve them accordingly.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Help tune performance and ensure high availability of infrastructure.
  • Design and develop infrastructure monitoring and reporting tools.
  • Develop and maintain configuration management solutions.
  • Develop test automation frameworks in collaboration with rest of the team.
  • Create tools to help teams make the most out of the available infrastructure.
  • Respond to phone calls, email, and technical requests in a timely manner.
  • Participate in daily team meetings.
  • Available on-call 24/7 as needed to handle emergency issues.
  • Document, track, and communicate solutions to problems.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience with Linux servers in virtualized environments
  • Familiarity with the fundamentals of Linux scripting languages
  • Experience installing, configuring and maintaining services such as LogStash, Cassandra, RabbitMQ, Docker, Gluster, Maria DB / Galera, nginx, etc.
  • Hands-on experience with OpenNMS, Zabbix, Nagios, SolarWinds or other systems monitoring software.
  • Strong grasp on configuration management tools, such as Ansible, Puppet, and Chef
  • Proficient with network tools such as iptables, Linux IPVS, HAProxy, etc.
  • Experience with virtualization technologies, such as VMware, KVM, Hyper-V
  • Ability to build and monitor services on production servers
  • Knowledge of Network Infrastructure including VPNs, Routers, Firewalls, load balancing, and Switches.
  • Knowledge of networking principles and applications/technologies (e.g., TCP / UDP protocols, DNS, DHCP services).
  • Experience with GIT, or other version control source code repositories